Mass Suicide at Flickr?

Wired News on Flickr fans who are threatening to kill off their identies in protest of closer affiliation with Yahoo.

Wired News has a great story on how a faction of Flickr fans are threatening to kill off their identies. Why? It's a response to a move by Yahoo, which bought Flickr this year, to tie their member profiles with Yahoo accounts. Stewart Butterfield tries to smooth ruffled feathers. The uprising, though small according to Wired News, makes sense, right? In an age where people feel more empowered by their social networks, blogs, and podcasts.

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